Definition of gaseous in English:

gaseous

Pronunciation: /ˈɡeɪsɪəs//ˈɡasɪəs/

adjective

  • Relating to or having the characteristics of a gas.

    ‘gaseous emissions from motor vehicles’
    ‘gaseous oxygen’
    • ‘Goethite forms only in the presence of water, whether in liquid, ice or gaseous form.’
    • ‘The nanofiller also creates a tortuous path for the penetration of gaseous vapors and liquids into the polymer.’
    • ‘Both were built in the early 1950s based on a method of enriching uranium by gaseous diffusion.’
    • ‘Gaseous pollutants include wastes or emissions that are gaseous at normal atmospheric temperatures and pressures.’
    • ‘Reactions between molecules can occur in the solid, liquid, or gaseous state.’
    • ‘Alternatively, the thick mucus lining the airways could result in poor diffusion into the gaseous phase.’
    • ‘Of course, we don't know if these planets that you have found are solid or gaseous, right?’
    • ‘The contaminated soil is heated to 650 degrees centigrade to make the contaminants gaseous instead of liquid.’
    • ‘Don't spray liquid or gaseous pesticides on windy days, to minimize pesticide drift.’
    • ‘It still leaves the field open for gaseous and liquid carbon dioxide under the surface of Mars.’
    • ‘The ash and gaseous products of the combustion are spread across our school grounds and the surrounding neighbourhoods.’
    • ‘Once it arrives at a regasification terminal in special tankers, it is returned to a gaseous state and fed into pipelines.’
    • ‘A number of processes have been developed by which solid coal can be converted to a liquid or gaseous form for use as a fuel.’
    • ‘There are two normal methods: gaseous diffusion and gas centrifuge.’
    • ‘The particles referred to can be molecules or ions and the fluid can be either gaseous or liquid.’
    • ‘It is produced by the incomplete burning of solid, liquid, and gaseous fuels.’
    • ‘The gaseous oxygen vent hood keeps gaseous oxygen from building up there.’
    • ‘Most bacteria may be placed into one of three groups based on their response to gaseous oxygen.’
    • ‘The planets are speculated to be gaseous or mixtures of ice and rock, but may in fact be barren rock worlds like mercury.’
    • ‘Lung tissue is a gossamer net where the blood exchanges gaseous waste for oxygen.’

Pronunciation:

gaseous

/ˈɡeɪsɪəs//ˈɡasɪəs/